Son of a nutcracker ‘Elf: The Musical’ jingles all the way into Scranton

The national tour of a Broadway musical looks to spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear. Based on the hit Will Ferrell film of the same name, “Elf: The Musical” sweeps into Scranton Cultural Center at The Masonic Temple, 420 N. Washington Ave., for a...

Boote Family Benefit to raise money for arts scholarship

When tragedy strikes, it can be difficult to find a silver lining. But a local group of arts promoters determined to help a friend in need believe that finding a light in the dark is possible. The Boote Family Benefit slated for Sunday, Nov. 11, at River Street Jazz...

Giving back in gratitude – God Box’ show to raise money for local hospice

Grief can be the mother of all emotions. Ever since her mom died suddenly in 2006, Mary Lou Quinlan’s journey to acceptance pinballed between humor and pain before finally landing at release. Quinlan shared this emotional odyssey in her best-selling book, “The God...

Wanda Sykes postpones Wilkes-Barre show

UPDATE WILKES-BARRE — Comedian Wanda Sykes postponed her Nov. 1 show at the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. Citing a scheduling conflict, Sykes rescheduled the show for 8 p.m., Sat., April 6,. Tickets will be honored for the new date, or refunds will be...
Boote Family Benefit to raise money for arts scholarship

Boote Family Benefit to raise money for arts scholarship

When tragedy strikes, it can be difficult to find a silver lining. But a local group of arts promoters determined to help a friend in need believe that finding a light in the dark is possible. The Boote Family Benefit slated for Sunday, Nov. 11, at River Street Jazz...

Up Close & Personal – Edward Chesek

Up Close & Personal – Edward Chesek

Edward Chesek’s eye for detail led him down a special path. While he works as a graphic artist at Kevin’s World Wide, his love for vintage and his background in design brought him to start a side business, Your Treasured Junk. He graduated from West Scranton High...

Sounds – November 8, 2018

Sounds – November 8, 2018

Trio of indie rock groups shimmer in new releases Interpol — ‘Marauder’  THE GOOD: New York City indie rock group Interpol comes back with a semi-blazing sixth. THE BAD: “Marauder” is the band’s best record in a decade, but it doesn’t come close to the quiet power of...

Fab 5 – November 8, 2018

Fab 5 – November 8, 2018

1. Community Day Come out to the Everhart Museum of Natural History, Science and Art to enjoy the free, family-friendly Community Day on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. This biannual event gives guests the chance to tour the collections and participate in...